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Applications may be obtained in the Human Resources Department, City Services Bldg., 120 Main St. , 3rd floor, NLR, AR., 72114 and must be completed and returned by the closing date. Late applications will not be accepted.
Job-related test, interviews or other types of selection methods may be administered in order to determine whether an applicant possesses the required knowledge, skill and ability.
A thorough background check and other necessary screening will be made on all persons selected for hire.
After all other requirements have been satisfactorily met offers of hire are conditioned on satisfactory completion of a job-related physical exam, including a drug screen.
As An equal employment opportunity employer, the City of North Little Rock is seeking qualified black and female applicants.

The CITY OF NORTH LITTLE ROCK is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and, as such, does not discriminate in its employment practices on the basis of race, sex, age, religion, national origin or disability.

Job Line (501) 975-3724
Fire Department Recruiter (501)340-5377
Police Department Recruiter (501) 812-5106

Current Job Listings Summary




PT Clerk/Teller - Utilities Accounting Department - 14069

Application Deadline: 7/24/2014 4:00 PM

Pay: $10.25 /hr.

Hours: Part Time/ Hours will vary within normal work day

A skills test and/or quiz to demonstrate or verify the required level of knowledge, skills and abilities will be administered on TUESDAY, JULY 29TH at 9:00 A.M. in large meeting room at the North Little Rock Community Center, 2700 Willow St, NLR, AR. Please arrive 15 minutes early to make time for check-in. Please allow approximately a hour and a half (1.5) to complete the test. TESTING IS ALLOWED ONCE EVERY 6 MONTHS, PREVIOUS TEST CAN BE USED UP TO A YEAR. This is the only notice to test that you will receive. Driver's license or other photo ID is required for admittance to the test.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS NEEDED TO APPLY: High School Diploma or equivalent (copy required with application) One year related experience as a cashier/teller. Must have no felony convictions and be capable of being bonded.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES SUMMARY: Serves as part-time teller or clerk.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Serves as teller: receives cash and checks as payment of water and electric bills, both over the counter and at the drive-in window; checks monies against bill stub for accuracy; marks account number on check; balances stubs and monies; enters payment data into computer system via terminal; assists or directs customers to other offices as needed; receives payments for returned checks and previous outstanding balances owed; balances daily receipts and forwards cash and checks to Senior Accounting Clerk. Provides clerical support: files departmental documents and cards; checks paperwork from Electric and Water departments; prepares work orders for filing; checks print-outs of all work done on computer; checks new accounts to be set up on computer; edits print-out for errors. Assists in mail room: opens and sorts incoming mail, operating mail opening machine; opens remittance processor, keys amount of check; checks remittances from daily mail for errors if necessary; writes account number on checks; runs tape, balances and processes; operates micro-fiche camera.

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Ground Assistant /Climbing I - Electric Dept. - 14067

Application Deadline: 7/22/2014 4:00 PM

Pay: $12.16/hr. ($2,108.23/mo.)

Hours: Full Time

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS NEEDED TO APPLY: • High School diploma or equivalent (copy required with application) • Must be at least 18 years of age • No felony or serious misdemeanor convictions • Valid class B CDL and good driving record OR must obtain Class B Commercial Driver’s License within 6 months of hire • Must pass a wood pole climbing training course within 6 months of hire and maintain pole climbing skills until advancement to Apprentice Lineman I **Previous experience performing essential job functions preferred. Preliminary evaluation of applicants will be rating of experience as it relates to duties to be performed and satisfactory work history.**

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES SUMMARY: Assist construction crew with maintenance, repair, construction of electric distribution lines, and equipment.

NOTE: The employee is subject to call for emergency power outage situations at any time.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: • Assist the lineman on the pole: anticipates and provides tool and/or materials; listens for and follows instructions from the lineman on the pole. • Assist with poles: assists in erecting, loading and unloading poles; tamps poles after they have been set in place; assist with installation of anchors and buys; assists with preparing and installing pole fixtures. • Handles construction materials: loads materials on truck; unloads materials at construction site. • Assist with installation: assist with the refusing of transformer cutout and grounding; assists with preparing primary jumpers and secondary connections of transformers. • Cleans and cuts right-of-way for distribution lines when necessary.

NOTE: The position is one which requires driving commercial vehicles; a D.O.T. drug test is required prior to employment. All offers of hire to City positions are conditioned on meeting drug test requirements and a job-related medical examination. Applications may be obtained in the Human Resources Department located on the 3rd floor of the City Services Building at 120 Main Street, NLR, AR and must be completed and returned by the closing date. Late applications will not be accepted. Job-related tests, interviews or other types of selection methods may be administered in order to determine whether an applicant possesses the required knowledge, skill and ability. A thorough background check and other necessary screening will be made on all persons selected for hire. After all other requirements have been satisfactorily met offers of hire are conditioned on satisfactory completion of a job-related physical exam, including a drug screen.

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Heavy Equipment Operator -Street Dept - 14070

Application Deadline: 7/31/2014 4:00 PM

Pay: Salary Range: $10.84/hr. - $13.70/hr. DOE

Hours: Full time

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: • Valid Class A CDL and a good driving record. • Two (2) years of directly related experience operating heavy equipment.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Serves on one of three crews and operates a variety of heavy equipment used in the installation, repair, and maintenance of City streets and other related City properties.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: • Operates equipment: operates a bulldozer to move materials such as gravel, rock, sand, etc. and to prepare road beds and shoulders for road construction, or excavation for road repairs, utility cuts and parking lots; operates a backhoe to move, load, or unload raw materials and to prepare road bed and shoulders for construction or excavation; operates a gradall to move, load or unload raw materials or prepare road beds and shoulders; operates asphalt paver and drag paver to spread hot asphalt on road bed; operates roller (steel wheel and rubber tire) to smooth and compact newly laid asphalt or rock base on road beds; operates grader to smooth road base or spread asphalt when making repairs to road beds; operates rubber tire or tracked front end loader to prepare road bed and shoulders for construction or excavation; operates forklift as necessary in the construction and repair of streets and roads; operates sand/salt spreader and snow plow for road clearing during icy winter weather; operates flush truck and vacall to clean and maintain City drainage systems; operate track hoe and dozer in cleaning drainage ditches around the city; operates tracked linkbelt excavator occasionally; operates a bush hog with tractor occasionally. • Drive various vehicles: drives ½ ton or Ύ ton pickup, 1 or 2 ton flat bed dump truck, 6 yd, 10 yd, or 14 yd tandem axle dump truck daily; drives a dump truck with tilt trailer daily and a tractor with dump trailer or lowboy trailer regularly to transport equipment; drives a tractor-trailer rig or tractor with a gooseneck trailer occasionally to transport heavy equipment; drives a boom truck or bucket truck occasionally. • Street Maintenance: uses hand tools or equipment in construction and repair of streets, roads and related properties; uses a shovel, pick, jackhammer, compactor, sledgehammer and street broom regularly; uses a chainsaw and asphalt rake occasionally; uses a limbsaw, weedeater, axe, lopping shears, pitchfork, rake, and Kaiserblade occasionally to remove foliage from right-of-ways and drainage courses.Load and unload equipment. • Loads and unloads equipment. • Equipment Maintenance: performs preventive maintenance; checks oil, water, hydraulic levels, tires and other functions daily. • Serves as Crewleader in the absence of the assigned Crewleader.

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Public Safety Dispatcher I - Emergency Services Dept. - 14066

Application Deadline: 7/22/2014 4:00 PM

Pay: $11.81 Hr ($2,046 Mo) - $15.07 Hr ($2,612 Mo)DOQ

Hours: Full time - 8 – hr shifts with 2 days off during the week. Some overtime is required.

EMPLOYEES IN THIS JOB CLASSIFICATION ARE REQUIRED TO WORK A VARIABLE 5 DAY SHIFT THAT INCLUDES NIGHTS, WEEKENDS, OR HOLIDAYS The 9-1-1 Center is a 24-hour operation.

APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO TAKE A 5 MINUTE TYPING TEST BEFORE RECEIVING AN APPLICATION. APPLICANTS MUST BE ABLE TO TYPE 22 WPM TO BE ELIGIBLE TO TAKE THE PUBLIC SAFETY DISPATCHER TEST. ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS WILL BE SCHEDULED TO TAKE THE PUBLIC SAFETY DISPATCHER TEST AT A LATER DATE.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: • 18+ years of age -- age verification required upon hire. • Related computer experience and experience in a multi-tasking work environment. • Passing Score on Public Safety Dispatcher Test (MUST be able to type at least 22 wpm to pass).

ADDITIONAL DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Call center experience preferred but not required. • Good work history, evidenced by stability and satisfactory character, performance, conduct and attendance. • Physical and psychological ability to perform duties in a stressful environment. • Good customer service and interpersonal skills.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Receives emergency and non-emergency calls and dispatches services in response to the calls.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: • Receive calls for emergency or non-emergency services; obtain information; dispatch, inform, & monitor appropriate field unit. • Maintain records, logs, and lists • Take requests for and transmit information from the ACIC/NCIC system. • Test and monitor communication systems to ensure proper working order. • Receive and transmit messages via radio or telephone. • Receive and provide information regarding City services after regular business hours

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Heavy Equipment Operator- Parks Maintenance Department-14068

Application Deadline: 7/23/2014 4:00 PM

Pay: $10.40/Hr. - $13.70/Hr.

Hours: Full-Time

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: • Valid class A CDL or the ability to obtain one within 6 months from date of hire, and a good driving record. • Two (2) years of directly related experience operating heavy equipment.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Operates a variety of heavy equipment used in construction and maintenance in the North Little Rock park system.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: • Operates a bulldozer to grade, clear and/or landscape land in the parks system. • Operates a backhoe to dig ditches, trenches, or holes for construction and to clean and maintain ditches, streams, and culverts. • Operates a grader (or motor patrol) daily to grade infields in the parks ball fields, to grade gravel roads and parking lots, and to keep gravel pulled to edges of paved roadways. • Operates a front loader, forklift, and/or Ditch-witch daily for a variety of construction and maintenance projects. • Operates an augur as needed to set poles, install lights or maintain lights in park ball fields and other park properties. • Operates a roller, boom truck, bucket truck, pole truck, tractor/tiller, tractor with box blades, and chainsaw frequently in a variety of construction and maintenance projects. • Operates a gradall or linkbelt excavator, tracked front loader, and/or street sweeper occasionally in a variety of construction and maintenance projects. • Could be required to operate an asphalt paver, salt/sand spreader/flush truck, vacall, poison spray rig, bush hog, rough cut mower, out front mower, tractor/bush hog, riding mower, top dresser, jackhammer, trimmer, compactor and/or edger on an infrequent basis in a variety of construction and maintenance projects. • Drives a one or two ton truck and a dump truck, a tractor/trailer rig to haul equipment, and a water truck occasionally. • Performs preventative maintenance checks on all equipment used.

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Light Equipment Operator - Street Dept. - 14040

Application Deadline: 8/11/2014 4:00 PM

Pay: $10.41 Hr ($1804 Mo) - $13.15 Hr ($2280 Mo) DOE

Hours: Full time

POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: • Valid Class A CDL with no restrictions and a good driving record. * • One (1) year of directly related experience operating light equipment. * NOTE: Qualified applicants who do not possess the required license may be hired conditioned on their obtaining the required license within 90 days of hire.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Serves on any of three crews and operates a variety of light equipment used in the installation, repair, and maintenance of City streets and other related City properties.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: • Operates equipment on any one of three crews: Operates rubber tire front end loader, asphalt spreader, oil distributor, mower, bushhog with tractor, street sweeper, poison spray rig, boom truck, backhoe, flush truck, forklift, and vacall; rubber tire roller, bulldozer, track front end loader; salt/sand spreader and snow plow; a gradall excavator or motor grader; assists the Heavy Equipment Operator with the operation of the asphalt paver by working controls on the rear of the paver; • Drives various vehicles: a ½ ton or Ύ ton pickup, 1 ton flat bed dump truck, 6 yd, 10 yd, or 14 yd tandem axle dump truck; tractor with dump trailer or lowboy trailer, 2 ton flat bed dump truck, a tractor-trailer rig or tractor with a gooseneck trailer. • Loads and unloads equipment. • Uses hand tools or equipment: uses a shovel and compactor; chainsaw, jackhammer, sledgehammer, limbsaw, axe, pick, rake, and Kaiserblade; weedeater, lopping shears, pitchfork, and street broom.

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Entry Level Firefighter Test - 14080

Application Deadline: 7/25/2014 4:00 PM

Pay: $31, 618.69 yr ($2,634.89/mo)

Hours: Shift

A written examination to create an eligibility list is scheduled for

Saturday, August 9th, 2014

NLR Police/Fire Training 2400 Willow Street, North Little Rock, Arkansas, beginning at 8:00 A.M. (subject to change).

Completed applications with required documentation must be returned to the Human Resources Department, 120 Main Street, 3rd Floor, no later than 4:00 P.M. Friday, July 25, 2014. www.northlittlerock.ar.gov/job-opportunities

Driver's license or other photo ID required for entrance to test. This is the only notice to test you will receive.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS NEEDED TO APPLY: „« Must have a current and valid driver‘¦s license „« Must be 21 years of age and must not have reached the age of *35 by date of hire „« Must be a high school graduate or equivalent „« Must have uncorrected visual acuity no less than 20/40 in one eye and 20/100 in the other eye; and with correction, no less than 20/20 in one eye and 20/40 in the other eye

*Exceptions to the Maximum Age Requirement will be made for applicants who have at least 2 years previous experience as a paid firefighter with another fire department and whose years of experience as a paid firefighter when subtracted from the applicant‘¦s age leaves a remainder of not more than 32 years of age.

Submitted with the application must be an original or certified copy of: „« Birth certificate „« Current and valid driver‘¦s license „« High school diploma, transcript, G.E.D. or Equivalent „« Military DD214 Form (if applicable)

Minimum requirements for hire: Must pass all tests including written; physical ability; structured panel interview; and background investigation. Post offer of hire: must pass drug screen, physical and visual examinations at City expense.

ORIENTATION FOR THE PHYSICAL TEST will be held Saturday, July 26th from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at the NLR Fire Department Training Tower located at 8300 Remond Road. Orientation will begin promptly at 8:00 a.m. NO ADMITTANCE AFTER 9:00 A.M.

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PROGRAM LEADER (THERAPEUTIC RECREATION)-14072

Application Deadline: 8/1/2014 4:00 PM

Pay: $19,045.78 to $30,872.92 Annually D.O.E.

Hours: FULL TIME

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS NEEDED TO APPLY: • High school diploma or GED equivalent; and 18 months experience and/or training in recreational or related activities. • Basic knowledge and skill or a personal computer and word processing or spreadsheet software. • Valid AR Class D Driver's License and good driving record

• Certified therapeutic recreation specialist (CTRS) Certification preferred or eligible to set for exam within 1 year of hire.

• Knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act and its applications.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES SUMMARY: Assists Program Supervisor in planning, organizing, and implementing recreational programs.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: • Plans, Organizes and Implements Recreation Programs: plans, organizes and directs recreational activities for participants of various age groups; monitors equipment condition and maintains inventory of supplies; assists with special events such as Easter Egg hunt, carnivals, and boxing tournaments as necessary; assists Program Supervisor in conducting surveys, program evaluations and assessments and preparing narrative reports. • Facilitates Activities: issues equipment and supplies to participants; drives participants to various sites for activities; collects data from recreational programs (including numbers, ages of participants, monies received, etc.) for monthly reports; encourage appropriate participant behavior through reinforcement of rules, regulations and ordinances; provides task supervision for Recreation Program Aides, volunteers, and contractors; assists in collection of fees for various recreational programs. • Performs Maintenance/Janitorial Duties: sets up tables, chairs, and other equipment for programs and special events; takes down and sets up activity equipment as required to make the space available for other use; assists with cleaning of recreational facilities such as community centers, tennis courts, pools and amusement park. • Therapeutic Recreation: Plans, implements and evaluates adaptive recreation and leisure activities for children and adults (especially for those with physical and/or mental disabilities); ensures recreation programs provide accessibility to various recreational activities for youth and adults, develop curricula and teaching methods that utilize recreation and leisure activities and adjust to the individual needs of the program participants, create positive environment promoting social and recreational opportunities, enhance physical performance and promote community integration.

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